Letters and Politics

The Great White Hoax: Donald Trump and the Politics of Race and Class in America

Today’s show features excerpts from The Great White Hoax: Donald Trump & the Politics of Race and Class in America, featuring acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise. This film explains how racism and racial scapegoating have shaped American politics for centuries, and how Donald Trump’s campaign used this rhetoric to conquer working class voters.



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